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1953

Herm Hughes purchases the assets of Hughes Brothers Construction and begins with only a $18 concrete chute, a pickup truck and a Victor adding machine.

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1958

Herm Hughes & Sons is incorporated and adopts the “Howdy” logo.

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1964

Glenn E. Hughes takes over the leadership of Herm Hughes & Sons at the premature death of Herm.

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1965

Construction of first school, an addition to Central Davis Jr. High School.

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1983

Glenn’s sons, Scott and Todd, join the firm full time.

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1988

Hughes chosen to construct the $25 million F16 Aircraft Repair Facility at Hill Air Force Base.

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1996

Hughes takes on a joint venture with Hunt Construction of Utah to build the New Salt Palace.

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2001

After decades specializing in educational construction, Trailside Elementary School in Park City becomes Hughes’ 100th significant educational facility.

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2001

Hughes returns to construct an award-winning addition to Central Davis Junior High School.

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2007

Todd and Scott become President and Vice President.

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2008

Hughes has six high school projects simultaneously under construction: Park City High School, Valley High School, Salem High School, Stansbury High School, Odgen High School and Ben Lomond High School.

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2012

Hughes restores and renovates the historic Ogden High School in three phases, including Art Deco restoration in the auditorium.

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2013

Hughes awarded the prestigious AGC Build America Award for their work on the Ogden High School Restoration project.

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2014

Glenn retires after 50 years as President.

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2014

The patented MagicSlab is poured for the first time at Hillcrest Junior High School.

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2017

Telos U becomes the first five-story concrete tilt-up facility in the state of Utah.

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2018

Hughes General Contractors celebrates 60 years in business.

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2018

Hughes General Contractors completes Logan High School, their 5??th educational facility.